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A pessimist might say that your budget is a mathematical confirmation of your suspicions. But we are not pessimists!  It may take some homework to find creative ways to save money in Singapore, but it’s worth it.

To make your day a little better, here is more Budget Direct Insurance advice on how to save your hard earned cash. Ways to find free and cheap parking in Singapore.

And to enhance your parking pleasure we’ve categorised them into three easy groups.  

  1. Park and chill.
  2. Parks with free parking.
  3. Park and shop.

Park and chill. Places to watch the world go by for free or almost…

Where to park

Area

Charges

Address

Dempsey Hill

Orchard (Botanical Garden)

Free parking daily

Dempsey Road, Singapore 249679

Clarke Quay

Central

MON-FRI before 5/6 PM: $1.28 for 1st hr, $0.43 for next subsequent 15min from 7am to 12.29pm
MON-FRI after 5/6 PM: $1.28 for 1st hr, $0.43 for next subsequent 15min from 1.30pm to 6.59am the following dayto a maximum of $6.42 from 1.30pm to 6.59am the following day
SAT: $1.28 for 1st hr, $0.43 for next subsequent 15min from 7am to 6.59am the following day
SUN / PUBLIC HOLIDAYS: $2.68/entry from 7am to 6.59am the following day

3 River Valley Road, Singapore 179019

OUE Downtown/ Downtown Gallery

Central (CBD)

MONDAY TO FRIDAY: 7am to 4.59pm | $2.57/ half hour 5pm to 6.59am | $2.57/ entry
SATURDAY / SUNDAY / PUBLIC HOLIDAY: Whole Day (7am to 6.59am) | $2.57 per entry

6A Shenton Way, Singapore 068815

SCAPE

Central (Orchard)

$2.05 per hour, before 5pm, Monday to Friday and Saturdays from 7am to 7am (the next day)

2 Orchard Link, Singapore 237978

Orchid Country Club

Yishun

Free all-day parking

1 Orchid Club Road, Singapore 769162

Dempsey Hill

A stone’s throw away from the heart of Orchard Road, Dempsey Hill offers free parking day and night. Rest assured the only bill you’ll most likely be footing is your F&B.

The deal. Free parking daily.

Dempsey Road, Singapore 249679

Orchid Country Club

Up in the north of Singapore, Orchid Country Club is known for its great golf course and wedding banquets. So if you’re visiting the spot for either of these or both (now there’s an idea!) then breathe easy because parking is free.

The deal. Free parking daily.

1 Orchid Club Road, S(769162)

Clarke Quay

Enjoy your lunchtime in peace without having to worry about the summon auntie!

The deal. Free parking, from 1230pm to 130pm, Monday to Friday.

3 River Valley Road, Singapore 179019

OUE Downtown/Downtown Gallery

Most of us steer clear of driving into the CBD to avoid paying the exorbitant parking fees. BUT Downtown Gallery in OUE Downtown is one reason you should drive into the area. Parking is free on weekdays after 6pm (minimum spend of $10) and free parking all weekend (minimum spend of $10).

The deal. Free parking on weekdays, after 6pm with minimum spend of $10, Free parking all day, with minimum spend of $10.

6A Shenton Way, Singapore 068815

SCAPE

Park your car at SCAPE - you’ll head home with the best buys (and parking fee) in town. Fab location for the rest of Orchard Road too.

The deal. $2.05 per hour, before 5pm, Monday to Friday and Saturdays from 7am to 7am (the next day).

2 Orchard Link, Singapore 237978

Parks with free parking and more

Where to park

Area

Charges

Address

Pasir Ris Park

East

$0.50/30min from 7am to 10.30pm

51 Pasir Ris Green, 518226

Mount Faber Park

Central (Bukit Merah)

Free parking daily

109 Mount Faber Road, Singapore 099203

Gardens by the Bay (Bay South Car Parks only)

Central

Free parking daily

18 Marina Gardens Dr, Singapore 018953

Sungei Buloh Wetland

North-West (Lim Chu Kang)

Free parking daily

301 Neo Tiew Crescent, 718925

Changi Boardwalk

East

Free parking daily

7A Gosport Rd, Singapore 509710

West Coast Park

South-West (Queensway)

Free parking daily

West Coast Park, 127711  

Singapore Flyer

Central

Weekdays
6am - 6pm : $2/hr or part thereof
6pm - Midnight : $2/ entry
Midnight - 6am : $2/ entry

Weekends
6am - 6pm : $2/hr or part thereof
6pm - Midnight :$2/hr or part thereof
Midnight - 6am : $2/ entry

30 Raffles Avenue Singapore 039803

Leisure Park Kallang

East (Stadium)

MON-FRI before 5/6 PM: Free for 1st 30min, $0.70 for next subsequent 30min from 8.15am to 6pm
MON-FRI after 5/6 PM: $1.80/entry from 6pm to 3am the following day
SAT: $0.70 for 1st hr, $0.40 for next subsequent 15min from 8.30am to 6pm. $2.30/entry from 6pm to 3am the following day from Fri to Sun
SUN / PUBLIC HOLIDAYS: $0.70 for 1st hr, $0.40 for next subsequent 15min from 8.30am to 6pm. $2.30/entry from 6pm to 3am the following day
REMARKS: $20.00 additional surcharge for exiting between 3.00am to 8.15am

5 Stadium Walk, Singapore 397693

West Coast Park

Enjoy a family game of frisbee for free at West Coast Park. Finish it off with a bite to eat at McDonalds where parking is absolutely free at Carparks 2 and 3.

The deal. Free parking daily.

34 West Coast Park

Sungei Buloh Wetland

The first ASEAN heritage park in Singapore, Sungei Buloh Wetlands Reserve is a must-see reserve with fun trails. Experience nature at its best and be rewarded with complimentary parking.

The deal. Free parking daily.

301 Neo Tiew Crescent

Pasir Ris Park

There are many carparks along the stretch of Pasir Ris Park but the one to go to is Carpark D. Yes, we know it’s a little farther away from our barbeque pits and playground but who are we kidding? For free parking, we’ll walk the extra mile.

The deal. Free parking daily.

51 Pasir Ris Green

W Coast Ferry Rd, Singapore 126978

Shopping malls with free and cheap parking

Where to park

Area

Charges

Address

Mustafa

Serangoon

Weekdays:1st hr free, $1.00 for next subsequent 30min from 7am to 7am the following day
Weekends / Public Holidays: Same as weekdays

145 Syed Alwi Road, Singapore 207704

IMM

Jurong

Free parking daily for 1st hour

2 Jurong East Street 21, Singapore 609601

Far East Plaza

Orchard

MON-FRI before 5/6 PM: $1.61 for 1st hr, $1.07 for next subsequent 30min from 8am to 5pm
MON-FRI after 5/6 PM: $3.53/entry from 5pm to 8am the following day
SAT: Charges same as weekdays
SUN / PUBLIC HOLIDAYS: $4.07 for 1st 3hr, $1.07 for next subsequent 30min from 8am to 8am the following day

14 Scotts Rd, Singapore 228213

The Grandstand

Bukit Timah

Free parking daily

200 Turf Club Road, Singapore 287994

Rail Mall

Bukit Timah

$1.30/hr from 7am to 7am

380 Upper Bukit Timah Rd, Singapore 678040

Katong Square

East

MON-FRI before 5/6 PM: $0.48 for 1st hr, $0.12/15min subsequently from 6am to 10am, $0.96 for 1st hr, $0.24/15min subsequently from 10am to 6pm
MON-FRI after 5/6 PM: $1.00 for 1st hr, $0.25/15min subsequently from 6pm to 10pm, $0.32 for 1st hr, $0.08/15min subsequently from 10pm to 6am the following day
Weekends / Public Holidays: 10am to 9pm, $0.54 for 1st hr, $0.16/15min subsequently from 9pm to 6am

86-88 East Coast Road, Singapore 428788

Tampines Retail Park

East (near IKEA, Courts, Giant Supermarket)

Free parking daily

60 Tampines North Drive 2, Singapore 528764

100AM

Central (Tanjong Pagar)

Mondays – Saturdays 8.00 am to 4.59 pm : $2.00/ half hour or part thereof
Mondays – Saturdays 5.00 pm to 7.59 am : $3.00/ entry
Sundays 8 am to 7.59 am : $3.00/ entry

100 Tras Street Singapore 079027

ION Orchard

Central (Orchard)

Mon-Thu: 8am-4.59pm: $2.67 for 1st hr; $1.28 for sub. 30mins or part thereof.
Fri/Sat-Sun/PH: 8am-5.59pm: $2.56 for 1st hr; $1.88 for sub. 30mins or part thereof. 6-11.59pm: $3.74 per entry. 12am-7.59am $1.07 per hour or part thereof.

2 Orchard Turn, Singapore 238801

Singapore Shopping Centre

Central (Orchard)

8am-8pm: $2.50 for 1st hr; $1.25 for sub. half hour
After 8pm: $3 hr/ Entry

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190 Clemenceau Avenue, Singapore 239924

Plaza Singapura

Central (Orchard)

Mon-Thurs
12am-5.59pm: $1.60 for 1st hr; $0.50 for sub. 15mins
6pm-11.59pm: $3 per entry

Fri & Eve of PH: $1.60 for 1st hr; $0.50 for sub. 15mins
6pm-2.59am (the next day): $3 per entry

68 Orchard Rd, Singapore 238839

Atrium @ Orchard

Central (Orchard)

Mon-Thurs
12am-5.59pm: $1.60 for 1st hr; $0.50 for sub. 15mins
6pm-11.59pm: $3 per entry

Fri & Eve of PH: $1.60 for 1st hr; $0.50 for sub. 15mins
6pm-2.59am (the next day): $3 per entry

60A Orchard Rd, Singapore 238890

Forum The Shopping Mall

Central (Orchard)

Weekdays
6am-5pm: $2.40 for 1st hr; $1.20 for sub. ½ hr
Aft 5pm: $3.20 per entry
Satureday
6am-5pm: $2.60 for 1st hr; $1.40 for sub. ½ hr, Aft 5pm: $3.20 per entry

583 Orchard Rd, Singapore 238884

Alexandra Retail Centre (ARC)

South (Queenstown)

Weekdays
7am to 12pm, 2pm to 6:30pm: $2.20 per hour or part thereof
12pm to 2pm, 6:30pm to 11pm: Free parking

Weekends/ PH
7am to 11pm: Free parking

460 Alexandra Rd, Singapore 119963

Vivocity

HarbourFront (Bukit Merah)

Weekdays
7am to 6pm: $1.20 for 1st hr, $0.60 for next subsequent 30min
6pm to 4am : $2.50/hr
4am to 7am: $3.00/entry from 6pm to 4am the following day

Weekends/ PH
7am to 6pm: $1.40 for 1st hr, $0.70 for next subsequent 30min
6pm to 4am the following day: $3.50/entry
4am to 7am: $2.50/hr

1 Harbourfront Walk, Singapore 098585

The Star Vista

West (Buona Vista)

Weekdays/ SAT
Midnight to 11.59pm: $1.30 for 1st hr, $0.65 for next subsequent 30min

SUN / PUBLIC HOLIDAYS
Midnight to 11.59pm: $2.14 for 1st hr, $1.07 for next subsequent 30min

1 Vista Exchange Green, Singapore 138617

City Square Mall

Cental (Farrer Park)

Weekdays
6am to 5.59pm: $2.00 for 1st hr, $0.80 for next subsequent 30min
6.00pm to 5.59am the following day: $3.00/entry

Weekends/ PH
6am to 5.59pm: $2.00 for 1st hr, $0.80 for next subsequent 30min
6pm to 5.59am the following day: $3.50/entry

180 Kitchener Rd, Singapore 208539

Jurong Point Shopping Centre

West (Jurong)

Weekdays
7am to 5pm: $1.20 for 1st 2hr, $1.20 for next subsequent hr
5pm to 9pm: $2.40 for 1st 2hr, $1.20 for next subsequent hr
9pm to 7am the following day: $1.20 for 1st 3hr, $1.20 for next subsequent hr

Weekends/ PH
7am to 9pm: $2.40 for 1st 2hr, $1.20 for next subsequent hr
9pm to 7am the following day: $1.20 for 1st 3hr, $1.20 for next subsequent hr

1 Jurong West Central 2, Singapore 648886

Shopping malls with free parking

If shopping was an official sport, Singaporeans would ace with gold medals in tow. Other than scoring the best deals, we’re also constantly looking out for affordable parking, so that we can spend all those extra savings on shopping. Here are our favourite shopping mall parking spots that are free daily. And others that will help you save a couple of extra dollars!

Katong Square

In the area for a lunch meeting? Park your car at Katong Square to enjoy two hours free parking on weekdays. 

The deal. Free parking, 12-2pm on weekdays except PH.

86-88 East Coast Road, Singapore 428788

ION Orchard

The heart of Orchard Road, ION’s $3 per entry parking on weekdays (after 5pm) is one of the best kept secrets in town. When you’re busy spending at the malls, it wouldn’t hurt to save a little on parking.

The deal. $3 per entry, Monday to Thursday, 5pm-1159pm.

2 Orchard Turn, Singapore 238801

Singapore Shopping Centre

Planning for a midweek night karaoke session at Somerset? Park your vehicle for just $3 after 8pm on weekdays.

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The deal. $3 per entry after 8pm, Monday to Friday.

190 Clemenceau Avenue

Plaza Singapura

Another one of our favourite malls, Plaza Singapura’s cheap parking at $2.57 per entry from 6pm just sweetens the deal even more.

The deal. $2.57 per entry from 6pm to 11.59pm from Monday to Thursday, extended to 2.59am on Fri and eve of PH

68 Orchard Rd, Singapore 238839

Atrium @ Orchard

A few steps away from Plaza Singapura, the inconspicuous Atrium @ Orchard offers one of the cheapest parking spots in town.

The deal. $2.57 per entry, after 6pm.

60A Orchard Rd, Singapore 238890

Forum The Shopping Mall

Just at the start of the Orchard stretch, parking at the Forum after office hours is worth it if you’re anticipating a few solid hours of shopping and dinner.

The deal. $3.20 per entry, Monday to Friday from 5pm.

583 Orchard Rd, Singapore 238884

Mustafa Centre

Mustafa is one of the best places to find deals on groceries, including an amazing array of spices. It is also (somewhat bizarrely), known to be great value for sports equipment. Take some time to stop for lunch, there are many delicious and fresh, low price options to choose from in the area.

The deal; First hour free, $1.00 for next subsequent 30min from 7am to 7am the following day.

145 Syed Alwi Road, Little India

IMM, Jurong

IMM is a great place to find high street brands at outlet mall prices. Choose from Guess, Esprit, Levis, Desigual, Body Shop and Timberland to name just a few. There is also an excellent food court.

The deal. Free 2-HOUR PARKING DAILY (1st entry only). 3rd hour of 1st entry or 1st hour of subsequent same-day entry – $1.07, subsequent 15 mins – $0.30

Exceptions: Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays - first 2 hours – $1.07 (1st entry only), 3rd hour of 1st entry or 1st hour of subsequent same-day entry – $1.07. Subsequent 15 mins or part thereof – $0.30

Address;  2 Jurong East Street 21, Singapore 609601

Far East Plaza, Orchard

Far East Plaza is packed with funky boutiques and low cost beauty salons. It’s also near the movies at the Shaw centre. Enjoy!

The deal  Free parking daily for first hour from 8am-5pm (1st entry only); $2.14 for next hour; $1.07 for sub. ½ hr. Saturdays are the same as weekdays, so you still get the first hour free.

Exceptions  Sundays are charged at $3.53 per entry

Address; 14 Scotts Rd, Singapore 228213

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